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Friday August 7,1959This date in baseball
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Events that happened in baseball on this date. The page was designed to be like a newspaper sports page with baseball-only. All of the basbeall events for this date have been consolidated into this page. Though historically relevant, it is also a great place to review the prior day's events.

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Games on 1959-08-07

Vis TeamRHome TeamRBoxWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
Cleveland Indians8Baltimore Orioles5BoxAl CicotteJerry WalkerMudcat Grant
Detroit Tigers3Boston Red Sox4BoxBill MonbouquetteRay Narleski(none)
Kansas City Athletics0New York Yankees3BoxWhitey FordBud DaleyRyne Duren
Chicago White Sox4Washington Senators I1BoxBob ShawBill Fischer(none)
Pittsburgh Pirates0Chicago Cubs4BoxMoe DrabowskyRon Kline(none)
Cincinnati Reds2San Francisco Giants3BoxJohnny AntonelliBrooks Lawrence(none)
Philadelphia Phillies1St. Louis Cardinals3BoxLindy McDanielRuben Gomez(none)

Standings as of 1959-08-07

TopPREV   NEXTRecord in remaining games at far right
RkLgMLBAL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
111Chicago White Sox1086543.602--4534351830-2333-22W1T S R Log Off Def SP Hank GreenbergComiskey Park462917.630
222Cleveland Indians1096445.5871.55294458434-1930-26W2T S R Log Off Def SP Frank LaneCleveland Municipal Stadium452520.556
336Baltimore Orioles1115655.50510.5405457-5227-2728-29L2T S R Log Off Def SP Lee MacPhailMemorial Stadium431825.419
448New York Yankees1075255.48612.54734482528-3124-24W1T S R Log Off Def SP George WeissYankee Stadium I472720.574
559Detroit Tigers1105357.48213.0512516-425-3129-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Rick FerrellBriggs Stadium442321.523
6610Kansas City Athletics1065155.48113.0475486-1122-3029-25L3T S R Log Off Def SP Parke CarrollMunicipal Stadium481533.313
7714Boston Red Sox1074958.45815.55124951722-3127-27W3T S R Log Off Def SP Bucky HarrisFenway Park472621.553
8816Washington Senators I1104466.40022.0449526-7720-3424-32L2T S R Log Off Def SP Calvin GriffithGriffith Stadium441925.432
RkLgMLBNL -GPWLPctGBLRFRADiffHomeAwayStrK1959 LinksManagerGeneral ManagerBallparkGPWLPct
113San Francisco Giants1086246.574--4964088830-2132-25W3T S R Log Off Def SP Chub FeeneySeals Stadium462125.457
224Los Angeles Dodgers1096148.5601.54974673027-2534-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Buzzie BavasiLos Angeles Memorial Coliseum472720.574
335Milwaukee Braves1015645.5542.54554055021-2634-20L2T S R Log Off Def SP Fred HaneyJohn McHaleCounty Stadium553025.545
447Chicago Cubs1025052.4909.0425432-727-2723-25W2T S R Log Off Def SP John HollandWrigley Field522428.462
5511St. Louis Cardinals1105258.47311.0481533-5224-3528-23W1T S R Log Off Def SP Bing DevineSportsman's Park441925.432
6612Pittsburgh Pirates1095158.46811.5451503-5223-3328-25L1T S R Log Off Def SP Joe BrownForbes Field452718.600
7713Cincinnati Reds1075057.46711.55355072820-3230-25L2T S R Log Off Def SP Gabe PaulCrosley Field472423.511
8815Philadelphia Phillies1064462.41517.0409494-8519-3625-26L2T S R Log Off Def SP John QuinnConnie Mack Stadium482028.417